Urban League of Central Carolinas names new CEO

Teddy McDaniel
Teddy McDaniel

The Urban League of Central Carolinas has named a new president and chief executive, Teddy McDaniel, who comes to Charlotte from the Austin, Texas, affiliate.

McDaniel will start his job on Aug. 1, replacing Patrick Graham, who announced his resignation last September, after nine years. McDaniel was president and CEO of the Austin affiliate for five years.

“We have found a superbly qualified leader who will bring strong relational and managerial skills and a deep sense of commitment to serving both our clients and the larger community,” board Chair Jack Cobb said in a statement.

Before joining the Urban League, McDaniel spent 15 years in the financial service industry. He was an assistant vice president for GE Capital in Scottsdale, Ariz., from 2004 to 2008. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Morehouse College.

The Urban League of Central Carolinas is a nonprofit agency that focuses on education, job training and placement and entrepreneurship.

Bruce Henderson: 704-358-5051, @bhender